How to Eat, Drink, and Appreciate Cannabis at Restaurants

How to Eat, Drink, and Appreciate Cannabis at Restaurants

WLM SYNOPSIS:

  • The article covers the emergence of cooking with cannabis.

  • The National Restaurant Association found that 77% of chefs believe food and drinks infused with cannabis are the top 2 trends in 2019. The article covers the current federal and state legal and regulatory environment, pointing out the many uncertainties.

  • The story also reviews both the flavor and health benefits of both terpenes and cannabinoids.

  • A number of quotes are included from the food & beverage and cannabis industries.

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FDA Reviewing Plan to Legalize CBD in Food and Drinks | CBS NEWS

FDA Reviewing Plan to Legalize CBD in Food and Drinks   |   CBS NEWS

Denver — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday will hold its first public hearing on a plan to legalize CBD in food and drinks. CBD comes from plants in the cannabis family, but unlike marijuana, it won't make you high. It's expected to be a $20 billion dollar industry by 2022.

Depending on the amount, people said CBD-infused coffee helps them feel calm or focused, but you probably won't be able to taste any difference. 

It's unusual for people to buy coffee at The Blue Sparrow, but this being Denver, the blend is unusual—it's infused with CBD…

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Ben & Jerry's Announces Plans to Make CBD-Infused Ice-Cream | THE GUARDIAN

Ben & Jerry's Announces Plans to Make CBD-Infused Ice-Cream   |   THE GUARDIAN

Ice-cream maker to add cannabidiol to its products as soon as it is legalized at the federal level

Usually people reach for the ice-cream after ingesting cannabis. Now hippie-capitalist ice-cream maker Ben & Jerry’s is hoping to speed the whole process up by producing CBD-infused ice-cream.

Long known for stoner-hinting flavors such as Bonnaroo Buzz, Phish Food and Half Baked, the US company’s decision to add CBD to its products as soon as the plant extract is legalized at the federal level comes as the market of cannabinoids-infused products has exploded over the past several years.

CBD, short for cannabidiol, is a chemical compound from the cannabis plant. Its supporters claim it produces relaxation and calmIce-cream maker to add cannabidiol to its products as soon as it is legalized at the federal level

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CBD-Infused Coffee Is Growing in Popularity | CBS NEW

CBD-Infused Coffee Is Growing in Popularity   |   CBS NEW

On Friday, the FDA will hold the first public hearing on a plan to legalize CBD in food and drinks. CBD comes from plants in the cannabis family, but unlike marijuana it won’t make you high. It’s expected to be a $22 billion dollar industry by 2022. Barry Petersen tkes a look at the buzz over CBD-infused coffee.

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Cannabis fans everywhere may get their wish as Oreo-maker Mondelez eyes CBD-infused snacks | CNBC

 Cannabis fans everywhere may get their wish as Oreo-maker Mondelez eyes CBD-infused snacks   |   CNBC

Cannabis aficionados everywhere may finally get their wish as Oreo-maker Mondelez eyes adding CBD-infused snacks to its product line, which includes Chips Ahoy cookies, Cadbury chocolate, Nilla Wafers and Nutter Butter cookies.

Watch CNBC’sfull interview with Modelez CEO Drirk Van de Put

“Yes, we’re getting ready, but we obviously want to stay within what is legal and play it the right way,” CEO Dirk Van de Put said Wednesday on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street. ”

Although he dashed hopes that consumers would get CBD-infused Oreos, saying that…

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The Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight (CBD) Will Be Available in Denver, Colorado on April 20, 2019

The Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight (CBD) Will Be Available in Denver, Colorado on April 20, 2019

Carl’s Jr.®, known for impossible to ignore flavors and craveable menu items, today announced it will be testing its latest menu innovation the Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight (CBD) for one day only on April 20th at one Carl’s Jr. restaurant location in Denver.

“The new Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight ties back to our core strategy of being the first to bring bold and unexpected flavors that are at the forefront of hot restaurant trends to…

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